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Table 2 Identification of Staphylococcus aureus from any impetigo lesion and the anterior nares for all children with at least one skin and nose swab available (n = 504 children)

From: The microbiology of impetigo in Indigenous children: associations between Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus aureus,scabies, and nasal carriage

  Anterior nares Total
Positive Negative
Impetigo At least one sore positive 54 (13%) 356 (87%) 410 (100%)
Negative 23 (24%) 71 (76%) 94 (100%)
Total 77 (15%) 427 (85%) 504 (100%)